Stephen Bollens, professor, biological sciences, environment, WSU Vancouver, was named to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Mark Fagiano, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, authored Practicing Empathy: Pragmatism and the Value of Relations, Bloomsbury Press, forthcoming, October 2022.
Allan Felsot, professor, environment, WSU Vancouver, was named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
Samuel Ginsburg, assistant professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “It Ain’t Easy Being a Robot in the Caribbean: Resisting Utopian Visions of Puerto Rican Techno-Colonialism through Street Art” in Voces del Caribe.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor; María Serenella Previto, associate professor, career-track; and Sonia López-López, assistant professor, career-track, languages, cultures, and race, presented at the CICELI III, International Conference “FEmale Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education” at the Universitat de València, Spain.
Navarro-Daniels presented “Women’s Stories Filmed by Women: A Didactic Experience through Ten Latin American Female Filmmakers of the 21st Century” as the inaugural keynote address. Previto presented “Del oscurantismo a la Ilustración: una interpretación de The Others, de Alejandro Amenábar” (“From Darkness to Enlightenment: An Interpretation of Alejandro Amenábar’s The Others”).“ Lopez-Lopez presented Lupita Mañana o la mirada de la inmigrante indocumentada: una propuesta didáctica” (“Lupita Mañana or the Gaze of the Female Undocumented Immigrant: A Didactic Proposal“).
Peter Boag, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, co-curated the Washington State History Museum exhibit “Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West, 1860-1940” which won a 2022 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the American Association of State and Local History.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “‘Una ciudad quiero tener para todos construida’: Refounding Chile after the October 18 Social Outburst” at the Modern Languages Association international symposium in Glasgow, Scotland. Vilma also chaired the session, “Hospitality, Diversity, and Disability Studies” and completed her three-year term of service on the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession.
Dennis DeHart, associate professor, fine arts, exhibited his photographic work as part of Picuun, I Am Water at Moscow Contemporary in Moscow, Idaho.
Timothy Kohler, professor emeritus, anthropology, was named to the National Academy of Sciences.
WSU Jazz Big Band, led by Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor, music, won DownBeat magazine’s 2022 Graduate College Large Jazz Ensemble Award recognizing the quality of the band’s asynchronous virtual recordings included on the group’s latest CD, “Jazz During Lockdown.”